psychologists have stated that the withholding of a get is a form
of domestic abuse.
Jewish communities traditionally ban recalcitrant husbands who refuse to
comply with a reputable Jewish court from entering the synagogue for public
prayer and receiving Torah and other community honors. Members of the Jewish
community are encouraged to forgo social and business contacts with such
recalcitrant individuals in an effort to persuade them to comply with the
Jewish courts. It is important toprovide support to agunot and persuade these men to appear and comply
with a recognized Jewish court.
A seiruv is a document that indicates
that a party has refused to comply with a Jewish court and is held in
contempt of court. Below is a list of people who have a formal
seiruv against them.